TACOMA, WA—Interstate Hotels & Resorts has been selected by Yareton Investment & Management to operate the 22-story, 303-room Marriott Seattle Tacoma, anticipated to open in spring of 2020. The start of construction was marked with a groundbreaking ceremony on August 8th. In attendance was Chairman Yang of Yareton, City of Tacoma officials, other partners, and from Interstate Hotels & Resorts: Don Li, head of Asia Investment, and Dan Evans, SVP of operations. The Marriott is the 43rd hotel signed under Interstate’s Asia Investment Group practice.
“Interstate is privileged to be a part of this prestigious project—a milestone for the City of Tacoma as a destination of choice for conference and convention business,” said Li. “This is our second hotel with this ownership group, and it is deeply rewarding to grow our relationship with such a prestigious developer as we continue to expand our recently announced Asia practice.”
The hotel will offer several meeting spaces that will complement the convention center, including a 10,000-sq.-ft. ballroom, divisible into three separate spaces, in addition to 9,000 sq. ft. among seven breakout rooms. A garden terrace will reside on the sixth floor.
High-end luxury amenities throughout the hotel will include a ground floor Marriott Great Room with an open-concept layout in a modern design, joined by a contemporary restaurant and lounge area. Two, high-luxury 1000-sq.-ft. presidential suites will be located on the 22 and 23 floors, in addition to six other luxury suites. On the fifth floor, there will be a pool and fitness center.